IMO Classes

 Class IMO Description 
Class 1 Explosives     Explosives   
1.1   Substances and articles which have a mass explosion hazard.
1.2   Substances and articles which have a projection hazard but not a mass explosion hazard.
1.3   Substances and articles which have a fire hazard and either a minor blast hazard or a minor
projection hazard or both, but not a mass explosion hazard.
1.4   Substances and articles which present no significant hazard.
1.5   Very insensitive substances which have a mass explosion hazard.
1.6   Extremely insensitive articles which do not have a mass explosion hazard. 
Class 2 Gases: Compressed, Liquefied or Dissolved under Pressure 
 2.1 Flammable gases  Flammable Gases
2.2 Non-Flammable gases  Non-Flammable Gases
2.3 Toxic gases  Toxic Gas
Class 3Flammable Solids or Substances Flammable Liquid
Class 4Flammable Solids or Substances  
4.1 Flammable solids Flammable Solids
4.2 Substances liable to spontaneous combustion Spantaneously Combustible
4.3 Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases. Dangerous when wet
Class 5Oxidizing Substances (agents) and Organic Peroxides 
5.1 Oxidizing substances (agents) by yielding oxygen increase the risk and intensity of fire Oxidizing Agent
5.2 Organic peroxides - most will burn rapidly and are sensitive to impact or friction Organic peroxide
Class 6Toxic and infectious Substances 
6.1 Toxic substances Toxic
6.2 Infectious substances Infectious substances
Class 7Radioactive SubstancesRadioactive Substance
Class 8CorrosivesCorrosive
Class 9Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles *Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles